Birkirkara FC were crowned champions of the BOV Women’s First Division. In their final match on Tuesday, they drew 2-2 but this clash with rivals Hibernians was reduced to formality after they clinched the title with an 8-0 victory over Pembroke few weeks ago.
Throughout the campaign, the Stripes dropped the only points in four draws – two with Mosta and two with Hibernians.
The winners trophy was presented to Birkirkara captain Chantal Fenech by MFA vice-president Ludovico Micallef in the presence of BOV Marketing Manager Tanya Gravina.
In another match, Mosta defeated Gozo 4-1.
BOV Women’s Second Division Champions Mgarr United registered their nineteenth win as they beat Lija / Iklin 6-1.
Second-placed Hamrun Spartans maintained a three-point lead over Zurrieq thanks to a narrow 2-1 win over St. Venera Yellow Blues. Zurrieq defeated Naxxar Lions 9-0 while in another match, Melita defeated Zejtun Corinthians 8-1.
Mgarr lead the way with 57 points, followed by Hamrun on 49, Zurrieq 46, Tarxien 35, St. Venera and Kirkop 30, Melita 28, Lija / Iklin 18, Naxxar 8, Zejtun and Santa Lucia 4.
Both leagues come to an end on Tuesday 10th April with the matches which were originally scheduled for February 21.
Photos courtesy of Bank of Valletta